The monthly South Miami Kendall Bar Association (“SMKBA”) CLE Luncheon is taking place next Friday, October 28, 2016! The guest speaker will be Jan Jacobowitz from UM School of Law. For just $40, you will get a delicious lunch and earn CLE credit while networking with some of the best attorneys in South Miami.
SMKBA Members get $10 off if you register 24 hours before the luncheon. If you’re still not a member or have not yet renewed for this year, hurry and join here!
Here are all the details:
Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 11:45- 1:30pm
Location: Carrabba’s Italian Grill
5829 SW 73rd Street #102
South Miami, Florida 33143
Please RSVP for lunch here.
Finally, by becoming a member you will get discounted prices for events or sometimes even free admission! The more members we have, the more wonderful things we can do, like give out scholarships, put on events, and even challenge the Coral Gables Bar to a friendly softball or Dodgeball game.
Can’t make the luncheon? That’s okay, You can always check out our website to see what SMKBA is up to next!
The Florida Bar CLE Committee and Solo & Small Firm Section Present: “Going Solo Successful Practice Development” Seminar. Course No. 2390R.
Sponsored by The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. $80 Special Discounted Rate for Florida Law Students.
General: 4.5 hours Ethics: 0.0 hours.
Course Classification: Intermediate Level.
Live and Webcast Presentations: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, 1:30 – 5:30 P.M. (following Annual Ethics Update 2016). Renaissance International Plaza, 4200 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607 (813) 877-9200.
Networking 101 • Marketing • The Importance of “When” Technology and Cost Savings as a Solo • Solo Practice 101.
For additional details and to register, visit the website.
The ABA Forum on Franchising will hold its 39th annual meeting at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel from November 2nd to November 4th, 2016. The Forum is extending an invitation to law students who may have an interest in franchise law to attend the meeting and will waive the registration fee for any student who wishes to attend. The meeting will provide ample opportunity for students to learn more about franchising law and to network with attorneys from law firms and corporate counsel offices around the country.
More information about this forum can be found on the website.
Students interested in attending the meeting for free should email Will K. Woods of Baker & McKenzie’s Dallas office and he will facilitate their registration.
See below for upcoming deadlines:
Spring Externship (any current law student) – October 20, 2016
December DAP Board (3Ls, graduates awaiting bar results and attorneys) – November 10, 2016
AFROTC Graduate Law Program (current 1Ls) – January 10, 2017
AFROTC One Year College Program (current 2Ls) – January 10, 2017
Law360, New York recently brought out an article on Albert E. Dotson Jr., a partner at Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP’s office in Miami. He is the land development and government relations practice group leader, handles federal and local government procurement contracts, and compliance. He also represents real estate developers in securing land use, zoning and other government approvals, and permits for large-scale real estate developments. Dotson routinely negotiates economic development incentive programs on behalf of major U.S. corporate clients.
To read more about Mr. Dotson, visit the website.
The ABA Section of Litigation offers a variety of benefits to get law students to the top of their careers. Here at the Section, we value law students and we know what it takes to become a greater litigator. Whether they are thinking about going into litigation practice, or figuring out what to do after law school, the Section can help them grow to become successful lawyers. Members can enjoy big discounts on our events related to career development, real life litigation, and trial practice. Members can listen to free Section Roundtables and Sound Advice podcasts that give your students a myriad of extremely helpful information for their futures as litigators.
ABA Section of Litigation law student members will receive:
- Access to our Business Development webpage featuring videos and articles to help them network, build resumes, and get a job;
- Subscriptions to our award-winning Litigation Journal and Monthly Litigation News electronically;
- Opportunities to network and learn more about practice areas that students may be interested in through our 35+ committees;
Discounts on our 1-day Regional Meeting Workshops where they can learn and network locally.
*Available for law students enrolled in ABA accredited law schools only. Subject to terms and conditions of the Law Student Division.
Visit the website for additional details.
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support HOPE Public Interest Resource Center/UM Law.
Come in to the Chipotle at 6290 South Dixie Highway in Miami on Thursday, October 6th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to HOPE Public Interest Resource Center/UM Law.
Gift card purchases during fundraisers do not count towards total donated sales, but purchases made with an existing gift card will count.